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Abbie Furmansky

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Martin West

Martin West

“Martin West’s conducting of the five orchestral scores was always good, with a balance between strings and horns in the Mozart that beautifully demonstrated this score’s ravishing sonorities.“ New York Times, February 2008 Martin West is acknowledged as one of the foremost conductors of ballet, garnering critical acclaim throughout the world. Born in Bolton, England, he st... »

Sylvia Lee

Sylvia Lee

“In soprano Sylvia Lee, the company found a Gilda who could place every note with exquisite accuracy while projecting a full palette of innocent haplessness, filial devotion and passion. Nothing she did sounded forced, and she used her splendid vocal equipment subtly and with artistic restraint. The only dramatic sparks came from Lee, whose Gilda was captivating.” The Washington Post, Joan Reintha... »

Leif Aruhn-Solén

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Nicholas Chalmers

‘The young British conductor Nicholas Chalmers is establishing a formidable reputation in the opera world as a champion of emerging talent and passionate advocate for the future of the art form’ Opera Now – Artist of the month April 2017. Conductor Nicholas Chalmers is widely recognised as having established some of the most exciting and highly successful artistic projects in the UK in recent year... »

Ted Schmitz

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Michael Lloyd

Michael Lloyd

Michael Lloyd first conducted the Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra in 1985 and became Music Director and Principal Conductor in 1994. Since his conducting debut with Scottish Ballet, Michael Lloyd’s conducting career has encompassed opera, ballet, symphony concerts and West End musical (he was Music Director from 2006-8 for The Sound of Music in the London Palladium). He spent eight years in oper... »

Christina Raphaëlle Haldane

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Merav Barnea

Merav Barnea

The young-dramatic soprano Merav Barnea is one of the leading classical singers of Israel today. Merav was born in the city of Kfar-Saba, Israel. At the age of fifteen she joined a vocal group of five young female singers performing Israeli folklore repertoire, and made her first on-stage appearance with the group. At the age of eighteen, she served as a Negev desert guide, during her two year mil... »